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Frank Carpenter
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1881
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1959
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN

Frank Carpenter was born April 4, 1881 in Ottawa, Illinois and was the son of Walter P. and Emma (Van Brunt) Carpenter. He stood five foot eight inches tall and had a dark complexion. His occupations included carpenter and night watchman.

MILITARY RECORD:
Enlisted June 28, 1898 in Davenport, Iowa. Assigned to Company "M", 50th Regiment Iowa Infantry. Discharged November 30, 1898 at Des Moines, Iowa with rank of Private. Pension awarded on Certificate No. 1,204,609.

Mr. Carpenter was married to Lavina Pearl Hart on October 28, 1908 in Rock Island, Illinois. He indicated that he and his wife divorced on October 22, 1927 and that he was the father of three children. Richard Penn Carpenter, age 17; Cecil Vivian Carpenter, age 16, and Vera Lucile Carpenter, age 14, lived with his mother, Mrs. Emma Carpenter, in Yakima in 1927. By 1959, only two of his children, Vera L. Sloan of San Francisco and Richard P. Carpenter of Seattle, were living.

Mr. Carpenter died at the age of 78 years at the Washington Veterans' Home on December 14, 1959. The Spanish American War Veterans officiated at his funeral. He is buried in the Home Cemetery. 
 
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 Children:
  Cecil Vivian Carpenter (1910 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO M 50 REGT IOWA INF SP AM WAR
 
Burial:
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 29, Lot 07
 
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Originally Created by: Margie & Bob von M
Record added: Apr 18, 2009
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Frank Carpenter
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Frank Carpenter
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Your service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Jun. 25, 2015

- Margie & Bob von M
 Added: Aug. 20, 2009
 
 
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